Wave Glider surfs across stormy Drake Passage in Antarctica
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Wave Glider surfs across stormy Drake Passage in Antarctica

The Southern Ocean is key to Earth’s climate, but the same gusting winds, big waves…

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Robot Arm As A Sign Language Interpreter
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Robot Arm As A Sign Language Interpreter

Researchers from the University of Antwerp developed a robotic arm, that is a sign language interpreter. Robot…

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4D Camera Gives Better Robotic Vision
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4D Camera Gives Better Robotic Vision

Researchers at Stanford University and UC San Diego developed a 4D camera that improves robotic…

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Six-legged Programmable Robot
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Six-legged Programmable Robot

Hexa is a six-legged, sensor-laden robot that is a blank slate for users to program…

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How neural networks think
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How neural networks think

Artificial-intelligence research has been transformed by machine-learning systems called neural networks, which learn how to…

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Hop, skip, run, leap: Unpredictability boosts survival for bipedal desert rodents
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Hop, skip, run, leap: Unpredictability boosts survival for bipedal desert rodents

Sometimes it pays to be unpredictable. A new study shows that when bipedal desert rodents…

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IBM Watson AI XPrize
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IBM Watson AI XPrize

The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE is a $5 million AI and cognitive computing competition challenging…

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Study uses robot to probe mystery of prehistoric sea creature’s swimming style
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Study uses robot to probe mystery of prehistoric sea creature’s swimming style

A new study led by the University of Southampton has shed light on the swimming…

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Self-driving car completes cross-country trip
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Self-driving car completes cross-country trip

In late July, Torc Robotics’ Lexus RX hybrid completed an autonomous drive of more than…

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Custom robots in a matter of minutes
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Custom robots in a matter of minutes

Even as robots become increasingly common, they remain incredibly difficult to make. From designing and…

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